A color or a combination of colors will be used depending on the desired treatment, in this article, we will talk specifically about blue LED light therapy, its benefits for the skin, procedure, areas targeted, side effects, and more.
Table of Contents
- 1 What is Acne?
- 2 How Does Blue LED Light Therapy Work?
- 3 Benefits of Blue Light Therapy
- 4 Procedure for Blue Light Therapy
- 5 Areas Targeted by LED Light
- 6 Is Blue Light Therapy Safe?
- 7 Can LED light Therapy Damage your Eyes?
- 8 Red Light to Help Remove Acne Scars
- 9 Conclusion
What is Acne?
Acne is a very common inflammatory skin condition that affects 85% of adolescents and about half of adults over the age of 25.
Acne affects the hair follicle, it is formed when the sebaceous glands of the skin produce an excess of sebum that combines with skin cells and clogs the pores. Bacteria called P. acnes that live on the skin also get into the clogged pores and cause them to swell, leading to the appearance of acne.
The pimples appear mainly on the face but can also be found in other parts of the body such as the neck, chest, and back.
How Does Blue LED Light Therapy Work?
Blue LED light is often combined with red light that penetrates a little deeper into the dermis to help renew skin cells and improve the appearance of the skin by repairing acne scars.
Benefits of Blue Light Therapy
- Helps kill acne bacteria;
- Balances sebum production;
- Helps with some skin problems (psoriasis, eczema, actinic keratoses, and atopic dermatitis );
- Has purifying and healing properties.
Procedure for Blue Light Therapy
With an Esthetician
Nowadays, LED lights for at-home use are manufactured by several brands and can easily be found in the market; therefore, they can quickly be added to our daily beauty routine once the steps to be followed are well understood.
Areas Targeted by LED Light
Is Blue Light Therapy Safe?
Can LED light Therapy Damage your Eyes?
The best solution to this problem is to wear special FDA approved goggles that have protection against UV rays. I also strongly recommend that you keep your eyes closed during treatment.
Red Light to Help Remove Acne Scars
When exposed to red light, the skin layers are stimulated to produce more collagen, this new collagen helps rejuvenate the skin and improve its appearance by repairing acne scars. Skin improvements will continue over time as new collagen is formed.
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